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August 2013

Snowdrop Appeal - The total leaps to £14,000

30th August 2013

Maya Richardson is leading the fundraising at Scarborough Hospital.

The target is £120,000 for a new Maternity Bereavement Suite.

It's a space away from the main labour ward for families who lose a baby during birth or pregnancy.

Maya dropped in to tell us about loads of forthcoming fundraisers.

First she explained more about the appeal itself:


Find out more at or

To contact Maya, call 01723 236210 or email


Posted by Richard Griffin at 9:42am

A famous face at Whitby Regatta

12th August 2013

Richard BaconTV and radio presenter Richard Bacon was among the crowds at Whitby Regatta this year - but then, he always is - he told me he's a big fan of the event:

Mrs Bacon, Rebecca, handed Arthur to Richard while she took the photo. Thanks Mrs B.




Posted by Richard Griffin at 12:34pm

What did you last say SORRY for???

12th August 2013

Monday 12th August 2013....

  • One BIG surprise for a Bridlington family! Mark from Planet Circus offered Kieran Bowers and his fiancé Steph a FREE TICKET FOR LIFE when he heard Kieran on my show telling me about his baby born being born next to Planet Circus on the A165 when they tried to get to Scarborough Hospital from Bridlington but never quite made it! Listen to the moment Mark from Planet Circus gave Kieran the news... Click the play button below!


  • When was the last time you said SORRY? Or had sorry said to you??? Jason in Scarborough said sorry to his family today for not having won them a duck for the £5000 Duck Race! Christine Barr wrote: Said sorry to hubby for getting the driving directions wrong after disagreeing with the satnav… He had to say sorry for aggravating  a wasp which then stung me! Lisa in news had a brilliant story! She said sorry to her boyfriend for SLAPPING HIS FACE IN HER SLEEP!!! Hear this story by clicking the play button below...


  • Real chocolate has successfully been added to alcohol! Soon.. a glass of wine or a pint of beer could come with a real chocolate flavour!
  • 5 million Brits are flying abroad today! For those still here it’s warming up again at home this week! Hooray!
  • I announced this week’s Street Of The Week is: Queensgate & Flamborough Rd, Bridlington!

 Tomorrow on Paddy In The Morning…

  • I catch up with Kieran and family to find out how their first trip to Planet Circus since little Calvin was born there goes!
  • The Tuesday Challenge! Tomorrow: Name me 25 different places on the Yorkshire Coast you’ve seen something performed!! Could be a theatre, could be a street! The more random the better! What and where? Let’s smash 25!
  • I head to Queensgate & Flamborough Road in Bridlington straight after my show! Want a visit? Email me: - Though the chances are, i'll be popping in anyway!!!


Posted by Paddy at 10:33am



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